What does kibosh mean?

Definitions for kiboshˈkaɪ bɒʃ, kɪˈbɒʃ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word kibosh.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. stop, halt, block, kibosh(verb)

    stop from happening or developing

    "Block his election"; "Halt the process"


  1. kibosh(Noun)

    A checking or restraining element.

  2. Origin: . Possibilities include:


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kibosh in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kibosh in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Barbara Hall:

    LEONARD I've failed, Chris. I can't locate the white collective unconscious. CHRIS I wouldn't feel too bad about that. You know, western culture hasn't really carried the baton on folklore and mythology. The rise of Christianity put the kibosh on it--the gospel hits the number one best-seller list and everything else gets remaindered.

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